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NaNoWriMo Winner: I’m done!

I'm done! It's November 30th, and I am officially finished my first draft of Out of the Depths. It has been quite the month, with a rollercoaster of emotions as I tried to figure out what this book was about and where it was heading. Some days I got discouraged and never wrote. Some days… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Winner: I’m done!

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The Cubs Win!

Tonight in Game 2 of the World Series, the Chicago Cubs won 5-1.  Yeah! What a great way to end a very long day. The Cubs have been my favorite baseball team ever since I began my research for my novel, Double Play. I am so happy that they are in the World Series, and I'll be… Continue reading The Cubs Win!

Book Reviews

Told You So

Book Review:  Told You So, by Kristen Heitzmann.  Women's fiction, Romance. Grace Evangeline is a young, popular romance author who dreams of seeing one of her novels adapted for Broadway. So she meets with Devin Bressard, a successful playwright who writes literary, pessimistic plays. When he insults her writing, she throws her sweet tea in… Continue reading Told You So

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An Interview with The Newest Novelist

Marianne Leininger was kind enough to interview me on her website, The Newest Novelist, about my new book, Double Play: A Novel of Magic.  Check it out! Thank you, Marianne!  

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NaNoWriMo

It’s November, and you know what that means.  It’s NaNoWriMo!  National Novel Writers Month is the time when writers abandon sane schedules, spouses, entertainment, sleep, and sometimes even food in favor of writing like crazy for an entire month.  And the reward is... the satisfaction of having reached your goal of 50,000 words.  (And maybe… Continue reading NaNoWriMo

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Graphic Novels

As a child I enjoyed comic books as well as regular novels.  One day while at Girl Scout Brownies, while all the other kids were doing a craft, I found a comic book on a shelf, and soon I was lost in the story of Elfquest.  When Brownies was over, I still hadn't done the… Continue reading Graphic Novels